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MAKS 2019 - The Cosmonaut Training Centre will present an IL-76MDK laboratory aircraft

The Gagarin Cosmonaut Training Centre (CTC) has formed a large-scale program of participation in the International Aviation and Space Salon. In particular, the L-39 training aircraft, the AS-350B3E Eurocopter and the IL-76MDK Laboratory aircraft, which will host an exposition dedicated to special types of cosmonaut training, will be demonstrated. The IL-76MDK laboratory aircraft will appear bef...

MAKS-2019 - CIAM will present the developments on a hybrid power plant

Baranov Central Institute of Aviation Motors will present promising scientific and engineering solutions and technologies at the International Aviation and Space Salon MAKS-2019, including those on electric motors and hybrid power plants, as reported by the Institute's press service. Among the full-scale specimens that will be located at the CIAM stand as part of the joint exposition of the...

We are Siberia. S7 Airlines returns to its old name to preserve Siberian forests.

S7 Airlines, Russia’s largest private airline, is temporarily returning its historical name, Siberia Airlines, and is launching an initiative to make up for the loss of forests inflicted by the wildfires in Siberia. The forest fires in the Siberian region have already spread over more than 3 million hectares (11,500 square miles). We&...

Russia and Turkey have discussed deliveries of SSJ 100 and MC-21 and joint production of helicopters

Russia and Turkey have discussed deliveries of Russian SSJ 100 and MC-21 civil aircraft and joint production of helicopters, Russian Minister of Energy Alexander Novak said on Friday after a session of the Russia-Turkish intergovernmental commission. This reported by TASS. "As for the industrial sector, we discussed deliveries of helicopters and the establishment of a joint venture for the...

Ka-32 helicopters to be used in firefighting in Turkey

Russian Helicopters delivered three Ka-32A11BC multipurpose helicopters to Turkey. The machines will be used in firefighting. In July 2018 contracts were signed with KAAN Air (Turkey) for delivery of three Ka-32A11BC multipurpose helicopters. Currently all three are handed over to the customer. The rotorcraft were purchased primarily for firefighting purposes. “Ka-3232A11BC is the...

A Joint International Training by Gazpromneft-Aero and IATA

The only international training seminar of its kind in Eastern Europe dedicated to the jet fuel supply to airports will be held by Gazpromneft-Aero in cooperation with IATA Fuel Quality Pool. The event will be held on July 22-26, 2019 at Gazpromneft-Aero’s refueling station at the Tolmachevo international airport in Novosibirsk, one of the six worldwide sites certified by...

Russian Helicopters to start additive manufacturing of parts in 2020

  In 2019, Russian Helicopters Holding Company is planning to re-engineer approximately 30 different helicopter parts to be manufactured using 3D printing technology and integrate them to serial production starting from 2020. "This year we are finishing the re-engineering of around 30 different parts and details that will be manufactured using additive technologies. These parts are...

Indian Air Force Air Chief to fly a sortie in Yak-130 advanced jet trainer

Amid a severe shortage of trainer jets and high accident rates in the Indian Air Force (IAF), Air Chief Marshal Birender Singh Dhanoa will fly a sortie in Russian Trainer aircraft. The Yakovlev YAK-130 'Mitten' advanced jet trainer and light-attack aircraft will be flown by the IAF chief during his three-day visit from 9 July. This reported by Sputnik. The Irkut-made YAK-130, which can...

Mi-38 successfully passed testing in extreme conditions

Extreme conditions for helicopter? No problems -Mi-38 successfully passed testing in extreme conditions! Specialists of the Mil Moscow Helicopter Plant finished a series of Mi-38 flights conducted under the instrument flight rules (IFR), as well as in conditions of extremely high temperature and high altitude. Test results were delivered to the Federal Air Transport Agency Rosaviatsiya&nbs...

Multi-purpose four-seat MAI-411 aircraft received a certificate of airworthiness

Multi-purpose four-seat MAI-411 aircraft received the certificate of airworthiness after passing all the tests. The aircraft was produced on the basis of the OJSC Concern KEMZ, located in Kizlyar. “The developed serial model of the multi-purpose four-seater MAI-411 aircraft, which flight range is 1,500 km, was tested in accordance with Federal Aviation Regulations -118. It received a cert...

Modernized Ansat concept presented at Paris Air Show 2019

Russian Helicopters presented a concept of the modernized light Ansat helicopter at the International Paris Air Show 2019. The helicopter with new design solutions and options which will be introduced into serial production in the coming years. Main update - a "glass cabin" – new avionics which ensure flights in accordance with instrument flight r...

Russia to feature MC-21 new medium-haul airliner at MAKS air show

The MC-21 medium-haul airliner, which Russia is developing, will be demonstrated to the public for the first time at the MAKS-2019 air show this summer, President of Russia’s United Aircraft Corporation (UAC) Yuri Slyusar told TASS at the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF-2019) on Thursday. This reported by TASS. "Of course, we will demonstrate it," he said, res...